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Rfactor 2 "How to play"

Discussion in 'rFactor 2' started by beadleboy, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. Hey all

    I know this may sound stupid, but i understand that Rfactor 2 is still in beta to my knowledge, Would i of needed to sign up to the beta launch to be eligable to play Rfactor now?
    Really like the look of this new sim racer and want to play it now :p

    Help appreciated

  2. Marco Bijl

    Marco Bijl
    adMAXIhater (O.O.O.)

    Yes, you have to purchase a license to play the beta version as well. You do get a longer subscribtion to it while it is in beta though, and if you do not like it, you can get a refund.
  3. ahh ok cool
    Where do i purchase a license. havent seen it clearly posted anywhere on there website.
    Am i being stupid :)

  4. Marco Bijl

    Marco Bijl
    adMAXIhater (O.O.O.)

    Take a look at the first time installer document they made. All is clear there. Look in this topic (ISI Site) for all info, downloads and instructions.

    Download the installer
    Install the game
    Go to the Purchase tab in the Launcher
    Purchase an account
    Download the content files, and place them in the package folder
    Install content via Mod Manager
    Play :)
  5. ahh ty much appreciated.
    Last question
    How much is a 12 month sub?
  6. Marco Bijl

    Marco Bijl
    adMAXIhater (O.O.O.)

    About 35 - 40 euro's I believe. Not sure anymore about exact prices.
  7. Isn't it 18mths....?
  8. Marco Bijl

    Marco Bijl
    adMAXIhater (O.O.O.)

    Yes and no David :)

    Indeed, it was 18 months when the initial release was done. The 18 months come from 6 months BETA testing, and 12 months final game.
    As the beta testing is going on for 2 months now, I suspect that if you get the subscription now, it is for 16 months just about. Not sure about it though.
  9. Dennis Phelan

    Dennis Phelan
    more about staying on track. Premium

    I just downloaded and installed rfactor2. Everything looks good but I have no "content", no cars or tracks[other than the one in the DEV area.
    What did I miss in my install?
  10. Ole Marius Myrvold

    Ole Marius Myrvold
    JWB 96-13 Staff

    All the rfmod files :)
  11. Dennis Phelan

    Dennis Phelan
    more about staying on track. Premium

    OK, thanks for that.
    It came without any included cars or tracks, was that normal?
    For mod's, understandably I have to get those. Is everything modded?
  12. Marco Bijl

    Marco Bijl
    adMAXIhater (O.O.O.)

    Yes, all content is released as mods.

    Think of it as rfactor lite. A bit the same idea, except now they did it with the default content as well.
  13. Dennis Phelan

    Dennis Phelan
    more about staying on track. Premium